The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas: A child's awakening
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas: A child’s awakening

“Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows – John Betjeman” There are only a handful of people who will be unfamiliar with this heart-wrenching movie that portrays the horrors of Nazi Germany through a deceptively simple premise, that of a …

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The Leonardo of Hollywood
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The Leonardo of Hollywood

From Titanic to Inception, from Basketball diaries to the Wolf of Wall Street, when you hear the names of these movies, all you can imagine is that one face who made the movies what they turned out to be (of course apart from the brilliant scripts). Yes I am speaking …

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The World of Steampunk
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The World of Steampunk

What reminds you of Steampunk? Metal gears, nuts and bolts? Steam engines and levers? Retro-futuristic society that works on steam technology? Steampunk is much more beyond that. It is the new punch in speculative fiction, and the prominent of which – Victorian Steampunk – has already captured interest around the …

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The Matrix: Movie series and beyond
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The Matrix: Movie series and beyond

Is this piece of writing real or is your brain deceiving you into seeing things which are not physically real? Could it be that we are all stuck up in confinements somewhere and everything that we observe or experience is already coded and runs as a mere simulation? It is …

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The Best of Period Dramas
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The Best of Period Dramas

There was a world not much different than ours, of balls and ellaborate gowns, of horse carriages and aristocratic mannerisms and men, aloof and chivalric. A world not fast paced like today’s; where lush, green lawns were frequently visited and picnics organized to everyone’s merry. This is the world of …

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The Grand Old Lady of Bollywood

Zohra sehgal, the Indian actor  took her last breath in Max hospital New Delhi on 11th July 2014 at the age of 102. It is indeed a colossal loss for the industry and many actors paid homage on social networking sites. “Zohra Sehgal passes away at 102 yrs…What a journey …

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More to TV show than what you just see, HOUSE M.D.
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More to TV show than what you just see, HOUSE M.D.

We live in a generation where we fantasize fictitious characters and crave to follow in their footsteps. It is such an excitement to replicate our favorite characters in real. One of the most outreached methods of portrayal of fictitious lives are TV shows. Some maybe emotional, some a role model …

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Enchanted - A Stereotypical Analysis
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Enchanted – A Stereotypical Analysis

Fairytales are liked by all for they give hope that everyone’s wishes are fulfilled, that dreams do come true and that there are happily ever afters. But what happens when these stereotypical tales become a reality? What happens when type-cast characters witness the real world? The movie – Enchanted is …

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THE MARVELous UNIVERSE
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THE MARVELous UNIVERSE

It all started in 1939 when Timely publications first published comic book under the imprint Timely comics. Timely’s first publication included the first appearance of the Human Torch which was a show stealer. The second publication eventually sold 900000 copies. After the Second World War, MARVEL saw an age of downfall. But …

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Black n White v/s Colored Cinema
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Black n White v/s Colored Cinema

Cinema has evolved from several phases and has come up to what is known today as modern cinema. There has been a variety of changes but the very remarkable one is the conversion from black and white screen to a colored screen. Black and white does not mean comprising of …

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